[erlang-questions] languages in use? [was: Time for OTP to be Renamed?]
Mon Feb 17 00:18:12 CET 2014
Though, personally, I think I'll rely on Erlang on my servers, Ada when
I'M flying on something.
Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> Why, Miles, the solutions are similar -- we just launch another one.
> On Sunday, February 16, 2014 10:11 PM, Miles Fidelman
> <> wrote:
> Jesper Louis Andersen wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 3:46 PM, Miles Fidelman
> > < <mailto:>
> <mailto:>>> wrote:
> > Nice piece.
> > What's frightening about it is how closely those requirements
> > also scream "Ada" - which seems to have become the language of
> > choice for aviation software - both hard real-time fly-by-wire
> > software and massively distributed systems for air traffic
> > control. (Dare I say it, another language that "flys under the
> > radar." :-)
> > Talk about divergent solutions to similar requirements.
> > I'll claim that they cover different areas. The key difference
> is hard
> > vs soft real time. Where Ada can work with the former, Erlang
> > the requirement to soft realtime and gains a lot of benefits by
> doing so.
> Good point. "Let it crash" does take on a whole different meaning
> dealing with aircraft and such.
> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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